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Lexington, Kentucky, is known around the world for the sport of kings, horse racing. It is, after all, the Horse Capital of the World. But thanks to a 1983 novel by local author Walter Tevis - and an assist from a hit Netflix series - it’s now gaining notoriety for the sport of queens...and knights...and pawns.

The Harmon Room, Lexington, Kentucky

Kentucky Tourism have shared all the latest news from attractions, arts & culture to culinary, horses and music - with of course some Bourbon thrown in too!

65 years ago, Rosa Parks' arrest ignited the civil rights movement and led to yearlong Montgomery Bus Boycott, culminating with the Supreme Court's decision to strike down segregation laws on public transportation.

Rosa Parks - Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Bluegrass Region is great to visit at any time of the year, but in this blog we want to tell you what the region has planned for the holidays and why visiting at Christmas can be so magical.

Shaker Village, Harrodsburg, Kentucky

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and Christmas coming up we wanted to share some traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas recipes to give you some new inspiration this year.

Traditional Southern Thanksgiving / Christmas Dinner

With so many travel plans thwarted in 2020, everyone is eagerly looking for holiday ideas for 2021. How about taking the long-awaited RV road trip you’ve always dreamed of and discover the culture, Southern cuisine and hospitality of the Deep South at your own pace, starting with Alabama...

Alabama RV road trip

Across Tennessee there are plenty of haunted experiences and ghostly hotels to include in future Halloween holiday plans. Including exploring the haunted side of history during the Hermitage Ghost Tours. 

The Red River Gorge is known as one of Kentucky’s greatest treasures, and in recent years it has also gained popularity for being the perfect outdoor destination. Featuring unforgettable scenic drives, hiking trails, premier rock climbing and areas to fish, kayak, swim and mountain bike. The Gorge is just a nature lover’s dream!

With summer firmly in the rear-view, and the leaves beginning to fall from the trees, it is fast approaching the spookiest time of year. Explore some of the fiendish offerings that can be found across our destinations below.  Here are some spooky holiday ideas to start planning for Halloween 2021. Carry on reading at your own peril but we have a reasonable share of ghosts, voodoo and paranormal stories!

Spectre Alabama

When the humidity starts to lower in Louisiana you can say that autumn – or fall as they say in the States - has officially arrived; the Saints are in the Superdome and the kids are back in school. Which means it’s time for Fall Festivals. Louisiana has some amazing festivals in the entire country. Here are 12 of the best and most unique…

 

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  • Family Fun in Deep South USA

    Family

    From the great outdoors, to fantastic shows and parks...
    Artists performing at Grand Ole Opry

    Music

    For American music, all roads lead to the Deep South...
    History of Deep South USA

    History

    Travelling through the Deep South is a history lesson in itself!
  • Deep South USA Cuisine

    Cuisine

    Sample a taste of the real Deep South…
    Heritage of Deep South USA

    Heritage

    Discover our colourful cultural beginnings…
    Man playing gold in Deep South USA

    Golf

    Perfect your Southern swing in stunning settings…

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